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  • 1. Historic Third Ward


    This neighborhood, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is close to the Milwaukee River and is made up of a mix of large, often...Read More

  • 2. Milwaukee Art Museum


    Located on the lakefront, this museum houses collections of paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, and decorative arts. Its permanent...Read More

  • 3. Taliesin


    Frank Lloyd Wright built his summer residence about a two-and-a-half hour drive from Milwaukee (Taliesin West was his winter home in Arizona...Read More

  • 4. Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This church was Frank Lloyd Wright's last major work; the famed Wisconsin architect called it his "little jewel." Since it opened in 1961, the...Read More

  • 5. Betty Brinn Children's Museum


    Overlooking Lake Michigan, this well-conceived children's museum epitomizes the concept of hands-on learning. Playing on Wisconsin's agricultural...Read More

  • 6. Captain Frederick Pabst Mansion


    Venture back in time to Milwaukee's mighty brewing days with a tour of this 37-room Flemish Renaissance Revival mansion. Built in 1892 for beer...Read More

  • 7. Charles Allis & Villa Terrace Art Museums


    Perched on a bluff overlooking its own sweeping lawn and Lake Michigan beyond, this museum is a 1920s era replica of an Italian villa. Roam...Read More

  • 8. Charles Allis Art Museum


    Inside a Tudor-style house built in 1911, with stained-glass windows by Milwaukee Glass Company, this museum houses a stunning international...Read More

  • 9. Daniel M. Soref Planetarium


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  • 10. Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin


    You could easily spend an entire day exploring this museum's aquariums and innovative exhibits that show how engineers apply science to real...Read More

  • 11. Eisner American Museum of Advertising & Design


    Advertising is demystified through the museum's exhibits on psychographics, campaign development, and the impact of advertising on popular culture...Read More

  • 12. Friday's Front Row Sports Grill


    On non-game days, you can still tour the park, buy souvenirs from the Fan Zone, or enjoy a meal at Friday's Front Row Sports Grill, overlooking...Read More

  • 13. Harley-Davidson Museum


    The first Harley rumbled onto the road in 1903, riding a path to history and the hearts of millions of motorcycle enthusiasts. See that past...Read More

  • 14. Historic Milwaukee, Inc


    Take a walking tour of one of Milwaukee's vivid neighborhoods, such as Brady Street, the Historic Third Ward, or Lake Drive, or embark on evocatively...Read More

  • 15. Marquette University

    Educational Institution

    Founded in 1881, Marquette University provides a Jesuit-based urban education for more than 10,000 students per year. The school's 59 campus...Read More

  • 16. Miller Park


    No matter how the Brewers are doing, fans still flock here to enjoy one of the best baseball experiences in the country. A fan-shaped retractable...Read More

  • 17. Milwaukee County Zoo


    Inside this enormous park are more than 3,000 wild animals and birds—including several endangered species—plus educational programs, narrated...Read More

  • 18. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

    Industrial Site/Mill/Factory

    It's not hard to believe this newspaper press was the largest in North America when it began operations in 2003. At 400 feet long and eight...Read More

  • 19. Milwaukee Public Library


    Near the Business District, the building is an impressive example of the neo-Renaissance style; it was built between 1893 and 1898 by the...Read More

  • 20. Milwaukee Public Market

    Historic Third Ward | Market/Bazaar

    This indoor market's vendors offer items as exotic as Bulgarian seasonings and as down-home as Wisconsin-made apple butter. Take in the bustling...Read More

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